Tippecanoe School Corporation

Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS 2023-2024

All scholarships are listed by their deadlines, the most upcoming deadlines will be closest to the top. Some scholarships have longer deadlines so be sure to scroll through the page to find any scholarships you may have missed.


  • James C. Sansberry Scholarship - VMI, ROTC 

If you have an interest in pursuing VMI (oldest state-supported military college in the country enrolling 1700 cadets), click on the link to view the financial rewards http://www.vmi.edu/about/offices-a-z/financial-aid/types-of-aid/merit-scholarships/


Deadline September 13 at 12pm

  • Community Foundation and Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships administers a variety of scholarship programs that grant to high school, community college, and university students. The majority of our scholarships are designated for current or former residents of Tippecanoe County.

All scholarships have been established by generous local individuals to assist students with their educational pursuits. Whether honoring loved ones or providing for a specific field of study, each scholarship expresses a deep belief in the power of education to help young people achieve their dreams. Apply online https://www.inspiringgreater.org/scholarships/how-to-apply/

VIP Scholarships - $5000.00 - 1 Award  given 

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be currently enrolled in a U.S. based high school or college and be at least 13 years of age or older. 

Applications may be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13582/vip_voice_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.q1mHq315.dpbs

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Big Future Scholarship -Deadline September 30, 2023 

To be eligible student must be a Senior in high school, and attending college or university not later than Fall 2024.  Application may be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/20593/big-future-scholarship

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Women's Ministries Scholarship Program - $20,000 - 49 Awards given 

To be eligible for the scholarship the student must be a woman who is committed to serving the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who would be otherwise be unable to afford a college education. 

Applications may be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10046/women_s_ministries_scholarship_program_scholarship.php#sthash.VrmGku5d.dpbs


  • American Muscle Student Scholarship Program - $2,000 - 4 Awards given 

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be currently enrolled full-time in an American college, technical institute, or high school senior planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution in 2022. 

Applications may be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11119/americanmuscle_student_scholarship_program_scholarship.php#sthash.98aHzEjW.dpbs

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Deadline TBD

  • Horatio Alger Scholarships - $25,000 - 106 Awards given 

To be eligible for a scholarship a student must be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2022 with plans to enter a college in the United States.  They also must exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a Bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States. 

Applications may be found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9417/horatio_alger_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.f0yW2KRq.dpbs


Deadline October 26, 2023

  • Salvation Army First Generation Hope Scholars Program 

The faculty scholarship committee will choose the nominee from those who come forward by the deadline. Awards range from $1000-$6000. 

-The applicant must be first to attend and complete post-secondary education, documented record of overcoming significant adversity-environment, emotional, mental, or physical as well as academic achievement and accomplishment outside the classroom. Applications are available in Student Services. 

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Deadline: October 31, 2023 

  • Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation 

~150 college scholarships worth $20,000 will be awarded to high school students, who will graduate during the 2023-2024 year

~Students will need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essay, no recommendations, and no transcripts. https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf

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Deadline: November 1, 2023

  • Indiana University Wells Scholars Program 

The Wells Scholars Program uses a nomination rather than an application process for the selection of Scholars. This applies to incoming freshmen and current IU Bloomington undergraduates. If you are planning to attend Indiana University and you are at the top of your class, you may be interested in the Wells Scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Must have a GPA of 3.9 or higher, and scored 1400 or higher on the combined SAT or 32 or higher on ACT.
  2. Only 2 students can be nominated for this scholarship.  All interested candidates will submit complete applications to Mrs. Adams (Student Services) no later than October 10, 2023.
  3. You will need one letter of recommendation for someone who has taught you in an academic class.
  4. You will be required to fill out an application and include an essay. Although the Wells deadline is not until November 1, 2023, our HHS committee must review all applications and determine the two students that are nominated. You will be notified the student and the documents will be submitted on-line.

New beyond 2020: Nominations are highly encouraged. Eligible students may nominate themselves, further information is outlined in detail on the website.


Deadline TBD

  • $10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students 

Eligibility Requirements: 

Must be 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US and be a legal resident of the US.  The program was created n 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassles of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays. Applications are found by going to: 

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10759/10_000_college_scholarship_for_high_school_and_college_students_scholarship.php


Deadline: TBD

  • Cox Scholar

Seniors, Become a Cox Scholar at Indiana University Bloomington! Apply at coxscholars.indiana.edu

Apply to IU by November 1st for highest scholarship consideration.  By applying by the deadline, you may be eligible for:

Provost's Scholarship for Indiana freshmen

Dean's Scholarship for out-of-state freshmen

Selective Scholarship Application consideration for scholarships from specific IU schools and programs
Start now at go.iu.edu/Nov1
Discover more IU and non-IU scholarships and learn how to access them at scholarships.indiana.edu


Deadline: December 15th

  ~Seniors who are attending Indiana State University this is a great scholarship created through a grant from the Lilly Endowment.  If you are studying for a career in Business or financial services - all majors in the Scott College of Business are eligible.  4 year, $9000 Scholarship valued at $36,000, paid internships and career preparation and $3000 professional development account to be used over four years. 

To be eligible, you must be admitted as an incoming freshman to Indiana State.  Must have a GPA of at least a 3.5, an 1140 SAT score and ranked in the top 15% of the senior class.  

Additional information can be found at http://www.indstate.edu/scholarships/freshman/networks


Deadline: January 10, 2024

   ~American Water Inclusion and Diversity Scholarship 

This scholarship program assists students who self-identify as a member of underrepresented groups and plan to continue their education in four-year college or university in select states.  Applicants must also be pursuing a certificate or degree in non-medical STEM or business related field. https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/american-water/

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Deadline: January 16, 2024

  • Mental Health Stigma in National Essay Contest 

The National Institutes of Health is inviting students ages 16 to 18 years old to participate in the Speaking Up About Mental Health essay contest. https://www.nimhd.nih.gov/programs/edu-training/mental-health-essay-contest/

This contest gives teens the opportunity to make their voices heard and explore ways to reduce mental health stigma that young people may face when seeking mental health treatment.  Winners announced on May 31, 2024. 

For more information on the rules of the contest and registration requirements, see the contest webpage at https://www.challenge.gov/?challenge=speaking-up-about-mental-health-essay-challenge

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Deadline: January 22, 2024

  • Fifth Third Scholarship Contest

$2500 529 College Savings Scholarship, to qualify students need to complete one online lesson of http://click.hello.everfi.com/?qs=4ffea7cddfb9347ce948a838d16fb04d30e566de7e70ed8217e508740a9b9446f489f2f7e4554bd490ad6f54c63094cea665b536877d37e4

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Deadline: February 1, 2024 

  • ADHDAdvisor.org Quarterly Mental Health Scholarship for Women

-$500.00 scholarship, the eligibility is women who prioritize their mental health, open to all high school seniors. Click on link to apply https://www.adhdadvisor.org/adhd/online-diagnosis#scholarship

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~Kathy Mayer Writing Scholarship 

$2000.00 scholarship 

-Students must plan to enroll at an accredited 2 year or 4 year public institution. Must demonstrate strong writing skills and pursue a major that will benefit from excellent writing skills. Applications available in Student Services. 

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Deadline: February 6, 2024

Washburn Scholarship for Tippecanoe High School Senior- $32,000 (paid as $8000. per year)

-Established by Mabel Higgins in memory of her parents.  It is designed to assist Indiana students studying agriculture, home economics, or pre-medicine. The recipient must attend a Tippecanoe County high school, pursue one of the specified majors at an Indiana college University and exhibit financial need.  Please apply on website https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=cfboonescholarship

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Deadline: February 10, 2024

~Nancy Jaynes Memorial Scholarship Award - $2500.00 

Nancy lost her battle to cancer in March 2008, the scholarship is awarded to an Indiana High School Senior whose parent is battling breast cancer or who has lost a parent to breast cancer. Visit the website http://www.breastcancerplate.org, click on How We Help followed by Scholarship. Follow the appropriate link to download the complete application. 

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Deadline: February 19, 2024

  • Kiwanis Club Scholarship- $1000.00 scholarship

The applicant must attend a school in Indiana for their post-high school education to qualify, and a transcript of grades must accompany the application. The application can be found at www.indkiw.org or in Student Services.  The forms cannot be submitted online, only typed and filled in and printed for submission. 

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Deadline: February 28, 2024

  • Kappa Kappa Kappa sorority scholarship 

One scholarship for $2,000 or two scholarship winners for $1,000.

Applicants must: Be a high school senior and resident of Tippecanoe County, meet entrance requirements and plan to enroll at and accredited college, have a combined SAT score of at least 1200. 

Please obtain an application in Student Services. 

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Deadline: March 1, 2024

  • ISTA Scholarship

The Indiana State Teachers Association seeks to support students' continuing education and higher education pursuits. Career Scholarship, Justine M. Harrell Memorial Scholarship, ISTA Foundation District & Retired Scholarship, Damon P. Moore Scholarship, Educator Scholarship & Louis B. Russell Scholarship.  Apply at ista-in.org/scholarships-awards

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Deadline: March 2, 2024

The Nimmer Award 

$1000.00 scholarship is awarded to a TSC student who is pursuing higher education, but has overcome adversity in order to succeed. Some forms of adversity are disabilities, financial struggles, personal tragedies, or just unfortunate circumstances that interfere with educational goals. 

Complete an application form (Student Services), write a 500 word essay describing your hardship and how you overcame it, along with the possibility of an interview with the selection committee. 

A possible interview will the selection committee. The scholarship funds for a student winner will be sent directly to the educational institution, in August each year and applied toward fees by the institution.   

Stop in Student Services for an application or email Mrs. Adams at ekadams@tsc.k12.in.us. 

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Deadline: March 1, 2024 

TEA-Tippecanoe Education Association Scholarship 

Awarded to a TSC student who plans to enter a field of study for a career in education.  It's 1000.00 one-time, non-renewable scholarship awarded to a TSC senior who plans to attend an Indiana college in and Education field.  The applicant must have a GPA of at least a 2.5 and candidates will be evaluated on a basis of high school curriculum achievement in their college/major.  Applications are available in Student Services.

Scholarship recipients will be notified in May and scholarship awards will be sent to the recipient's post-secondary institution financial office by August 4, 2024.

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Deadline: March 8, 2024 

  • Samuel Postlethwait Education Scholarship-$1000.00 scholarship

The applicant must attend a post-high school institution for academic or technical education, i.e. college, university, two or four year program, trade school. A transcript of grades must accompany the application, which you can obtain from the School Counselor.  Please return application to Kiwanis club of Lafayette, Attn: Rodney Vandeveer  3008 Georgeton Road, West Lafayette, IN  47906.  Applications are available in Student Services. 

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  • 2023 Kyle L. Harrop Memorial Scholarship 

Two main criteria looked at: the student will be attending Purdue University in the fall 2023 and must have participated in  any/all of our academic competitions (Spell Bowl, Academic Super Bowl, Academic Decathlon Quiz Bowl and/or Future Problem Solvers).  Application form is attached.  Email Diane Abel at dabel@iasp.org with further questions. 


Deadline-March-TBD

  • Carroll White REMC - Up to ten scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1000 each to deserving college bound seniors who live in the service territory of Carroll county.  Fill out an application online http://www.cwremc.coop

Deadline: April 1, 2024 

  • Indiana Sheriff's Association Scholarship 

40- $750.00 scholarships will be awarded to qualified students who are pursuing an education and career in the criminal justice field. 

All applicants must be an Indiana resident, committed to pursuing an education and career in a law enforcement field at and Indiana college or university, and enroll as a full-time student (12 credit hours). 

Applications are available in Student Services. 


Deadline: April 7, 2024

  • Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters 

$500 cash award to be applied towards the winner's education, musical instrument or other songwriting endeavor 

Applicants must be songwriters age 14 to 19 who live in any counties including Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren or White and a permanent resident of Indiana. Apply at http://samisong.com.

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Deadline: April 7, 2024

  • Chancellor's Opportunity Scholarship -Ivy Tech College

$1000.00 scholarship - $500.00 applied toward fall semester and $500.00 applied towards spring semester 

Applicants must be a U.S. resident, have a 2.0 or above GPA, must have applied and admitted to Ivy Tech Community College/Lafayette (including sites in Crawfordsville, Frankfort, and Monticello) for the fall 2024 term and plan to enroll in at least 12 credit hours for the fall and spring semesters of 2024-2025.  They also must attend one of the highs schools or be a home schooled senior in the Ivy Tech Lafayette service Area. 

Applications are available in Student Services.


Deadline: April 12, 2024 

  • Hazel McDaniel and Mary Ann Pontius Scholarship-American Legion-$1000.00 Scholarship 

Applicant must be related to a veteran who was, or is, a grandparent, great grandparent, parent, sibling, aunt or uncle. The applicant must be attending Harrison High School. The scholarship money will be applied to any higher education accredited school. 

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Deadline: April 15, 2024

  • DAR Scholarship (Daughters of the American Revolution) 

This scholarship is for high school senior females planning to continue their education to an accredited, 2 or 4 year institution of higher learning.  

Two $1500.00 scholarships will be awarded. 

Applicants must be a female on track to graduate by the end of June 2024, live or attend high school in Tippecanoe or Benton County, have a 3.0 grade point average, be a US citizen, been accepted and intend to attend an accredited two or four year college or university, and provide ACT or SAT scores. 

Please obtain an application in Student Services. 

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Deadline: April 13, 2024

  • The Tippecanoe County Republican Women's Club Scholarship (TCRWC) 

$1000 is given to assist a female high school graduate student pursue her education.  The recipient must show a high degree of motivation in pursuit of her education and have an active history of community service and/or political involvement with the Republican Party.  Applicant must be a female US citizen and registered voter in Tippecanoe County, must be graduating from a Tippecanoe County High School and planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college in the fall 2024. 

Applications are available in Student Services, and completed applications can be submitted to Mrs. Adams or mailed : Tippecanoe County Republican Women's Club-Scholarship Committee    P.O. Box 124   Lafayette, IN  47902

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Deadline: April-TBD

  • LCWE Scholarship - Latino Center for Wellness and Education 

3 scholarships for $3000 each

Applicants must be graduating in Spring 20201, have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, currently attend high school in TSC or within a 30 mile radius of Tippecanoe County.  Must be planning to attend college in 2021-2022 academic year and be available for the 2021 Tippecanoe Latino Festival on September 25th. 

Letter of recommendation must be submitted by Wednesday April 14th to the latinocenter@gmail.com as well as a 600-700 word essay addressing the following prompt: What does leadership and success mean to you? How do you empower others as a part of the Latinx community? 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5GmPmJvXDSVVr35XU21gLQTO9SsicqX-dew4pyDDyZ-Lbeg/viewform?gxids=7628

 

Deadline: TBD 

  • WiseGeek LGBTQ + Awareness Scholarship 

Eligible to students who identify as part of the LGBTQ community.  $500.00 is awarded to the student that receives the scholarship.  Visit http://www.wisegeek.com/lgbtq-awareness-scholarship.htm


Riding Forward Scholarship contest

Deadline: open throughout 2024 

All high school students are encouraged to apply by submitting a written essay or video essay on someone they know in the community who has helped them find the confidence to reach higher. For more information go to https://www.regions.com/ridingforward

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Deadline: April 30, 2024 

  • BAGL-Builders Association of Greater Lafayette Scholarship 

A $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to a Senior who is pursuing a career in construction or construction related field.  The award is open to any student who will attend a technical or trade school, accredited university, college, junior college, or training through certification(s).  

 


  • Material Handling Education Foundation Scholarship Program 

The Foundation will offer scholarship award opportunities to undergraduates who are pursuing a material handling or supply chain career. The student should clearly demonstrate dedication to achieving excellence, strong leadership skills, potential for future growth as a leader and persistence in the pursuit of education.

Scholarship awards range from $1,500 to $6,000 and must be used for costs relating to tuition, fees and books associated with attending school full-time. One application allows students to compete for one of the multiple scholarships offered by the Foundation. Scholarships are one-year awards, and former recipients may re-apply each year if they continue to meet the eligibility requirements.

Target Programs:
Undergraduate students from programs listed below that have a focus on material handling and/or supply chain management are encouraged to apply: A) Industrial Engineering, Industrial Distribution, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Computer Science related to Material Handling & Business and Management related to Material Handling or Supply Chain Management. 

Click here to apply: https://mhefi.fluidreview.com/prog/material_handling_education_foundation_scholarship_program/


Deadline: TBD

  • Regions Riding Forward Scholarship (Honor of Black History Month) 

15- $5,0000 Scholarships awarded to high school seniors and $3,500 scholarships awarded to college students. One winner selected from each of the 15 states with Regions branches.  Student will write an essay about an African-American who has inspired and motivated them.  The essay will be 500 words or less, address how the African-American individual has been an inspiration in the student's life and discuss the contributions of the African-American individual who has served to inspire and motivate the student. 

For more information go to regions.com/ridingforward 


Deadline: TBD

  • Ceres Solutions Scholarships

Ceres Solutions is proud to support our future leaders and give back to our local communities through scholarship.  High school seniors entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2020 could be eligible.  Ceres Solutions will offer the scholarships to students who have been involved in four years of 4-H or 2 years in your local FFA program.  

Apply at www.ceres.coop.  The completed application along with the required essay needs to be submitted. 


Deadline: TBD

  • The Classroom to Classroom Scholarship 

$5,000 college scholarship to a high school senior pursuing a career in teaching. 

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, minimum GPA of 3.0, accepted as a full-time student at a 2-year, 4-year, or technical vocational college or university in the United States for the 2022-2023 academic year.  Must intend to pursue an Education or closely related degree and have proof of academic performance, leadership, and community service.  

More details can be found at: http://www.education.com/scholarships


Deadline: TBD

WiseGeek Women in STEM Scholarship 

$500.00 is awarded to a female high school student who is planning to pursue a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math. 

Link: http://www.wisegeek.com/wisegeek-women-in-stem-no-essay-scholarship.htm

The Huggable Supermom Scholarship

$1000.00 is awarded to High School students who have been impacted by single moms or who are a single mom themselves.

Link:  https://huggable.com/pages/scholarships


  • Dream Job Scholarship 

$1,000 Scholarship awarded 

Must be 18 years of age or older and describe in 500 words or less, what your dream job would be. The essay will appear on the website so everyone can be inspired by your vision. Send the essay to scholarship@zippia.com.  For more information click on the following link: http://www.zippia.com/research/scholarship


Deadline: Varies

Student Scholarships

Visit www.studentscholarships.org for multiple scholarship opportunities.